Music Theory

Due to the great interest, the deadline is extended until 29th February 2020.

Propositions

Application:
The participation Application form downloaded from the site should be filled in and sent with the accompanying documentation to the e-mail address musictheory@artf.ni.ac.rsuntil January 31, 2020:
– scanned first page of pupil booklet / index,
– one color photo in high resolution minimum 2000px,
– confirmation of the registration fee payment to the organizer’s bank account number,
– short biography (maximum of 150 words), in Serbian and English (competitors from Serbia) and English (foreign competitors),

Registration fee:
– 20 EUR
– for participants in several categories, the registration fee per category is 15 EUR

Deposit slip
User: Faculty of Arts in Niš
IBAN: RS35840000000024579055, University of Niš, Faculty of Arts, Kneginje Ljubice no 10, Niš, Serbia
SWIFT: NBSRRSBGXXX, National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Belgrade, Nemanjina 17, Serbia, DEUTDEFFXXX, Deutsche Bank AG, F / M, Taunusanle 12, Germany
Purpose of payment: Registration fee for Competition Constantine the Great Niš

A Harmony
Counterpoint
Music forms

The test is a closed-type test, composed of 20 questions with the offered answers.
Testing is done in Serbian and English.
The test duration time is 30 minutes.
The date and time of opening the Online test on individual disciplines will be published on the site.
An hour before opening the Online test, candidates are required to ensure a secure internet connection and confirm the presence by typing in the ID code received upon registration.

Categories:

Harmony
I Category – for secondary school pupils – Diatonic
Triads in all inversions at the primary triad and secondary triad stages, quadruples in all inversions (D, II, VII), the ways of binding, D9, voice-leading, cadences, foreign chord tones and diatonic modulation in the tonalities of I, II and III groups of relationship.
II Category – secondary school pupils – Chromatic
Alterations – altered chords of the diatonic and chromatic type – characteristic chords, inversions, resolutions and chromatic modulation using N6, changes of chords assembly and a relationship between keys a third apart.
III Category – for students – Music baroque
Harmonic expressive means of music Baroque, with a reference to the Protestant coral and the opus of the most important composers of this stylistic epoch.
IV Category – for students – Classicism
Harmonic expressive music means through the opus of the most important representatives of epoch of Classicism.

Counterpoint
I Category – Vocal Counterpoint for secondary school pupils
Characteristics of the Renaissance counterpoint, modus, counterpoint melody, two-voiced counterpoint, free two-voiced movement and imitation.
II Category – Instrumental Counterpoint for secondary school students
Characteristics of the music Baroque, properties of Baroque polyphony, two-voiced Instrumental Counterpoint, types of imitations and inventions.
III Category – Vocal Counterpoint for students
Characteristics of the Renaissance counterpoint, two-voiced counterpoint, the rhythmic types, free three-voiced movement.
IV Category – Instrumental Counterpoint for students
Instrumental canon, types of canons, invention, countersubject, sequences and fugue.

Music forms
I Category – for secondary school pupils
Characteristics and types of motifs, types of thematic material exposure, working with a motif, types of sentences and periods, simple and complex song forms.
II Category – for secondary school pupils
Characteristics of all types of rondos and sonatas.
III Category – for students
Characteristics and types of motifs, types of thematic material exposure, working with a motif, types of sentences and periods, irregularities in the structure of sentences and periods, less frequent and more    free song forms and small pieces in the song form.
IV Category – for students
Characteristics of all types of rondos and exceptions in the rondo (also bearing in mind the sonata rondo), characteristics and exceptions in sonata form.

The competitors are ranked according to the points scored on the test.
Upon evaluating tests, the results will be published on the site, not longer than 72 hours.

Awards:
First prize – 91-100 points
Second prize – 81-90 points
Third prize – 71-80 points

The decisions of the Jury are final.

The organizer of the International Competition, Constantine the Great, is the Faculty of Arts in Niš, the University of Niš and the City of Niš.

The competition is completely realized via the Internet and in accordance with the Competition Rulebook (pdf).

The number of prizes awarded by the Jury is not limited.
All the awarded competitors will be given diplomas, and a special award called discipline Laureate is determined within each discipline.
The laureate awards will be delivered at the Gala concert, organized in honour of the City of Niš celebration – St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena from 1st -3rd June.
The laureate’s stay expenses are on the part of the organizer.
The results will be published on the site, according to the calendar of events

CALENDAR
September 2019 Competition Announcing
January 31, 2020 Deadline for Application
Due to the great interest, the deadline is extended until 29th February 2020.
February 2020 Test in Harmony
March 2020 Test in Counterpoint
April 2020 Test in Music Forms
May 2020. Preparation for the Gala concert and Awarding ceremony
1st -3rd June 2020. Gala concert and Awarding ceremony

Submitting participation Application for the Competition means complete accepting of the Competition program and conditions, i.e. the right to copy, publish and communicate, to present the work/recording in printed and electronic media and to publish it on the official Competition website, the Facebook page and the Youtube channel of the Faculty of Arts in Niš. This right has no geographical or time limit. The paid registration fee cannot be refunded.

Applications

Application form

Payment instructions

SWIFT (click for pdf)

For further information, please contact: mob: +38169776329 Ivana Đelić / e-mail: constantinethegreat@artf.ni.ac.rs

Jury

jury president

Danijela Stojanović

Counterpoint / Niš, SRB

Nataša Nagorni Petrov

Harmony / Niš, SRB

Danijela Ilić

Music forms / Niš, SRB

Marko Milenković

Harmony / Niš, SRB

Marko Aleksić

Harmony / Niš, SRB

Danijela Zdravić-Mihailović

Music forms / Niš, SRB

jury secretary

Ivana Milošević

musictheory@artf.ni.ac.rs

Competitors

Ime i prezime

ZEMLJA

Fakultet

Ime i prezime

ZEMLJA

Fakultet

Ime i prezime

ZEMLJA

Fakultet

Ime i prezime

ZEMLJA

Fakultet

Ime i prezime

ZEMLJA

Fakultet

Laureate

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Results

I Category

Secondary school pupils – Diatonic

II Category

Secondary school pupils – Chromatic

III Category

Students – Music baroque

IV Category

Students – Classicism

I Category

Vocal Counterpoint for secondary school pupils

II Category

Instrumental Counterpoint for secondary school students

III Category

Vocal Counterpoint for students

IV Category

Instrumental Counterpoint for students

I Category

Secondary school pupils

II Category

Secondary school pupils

III Category

Students

IV Category

Students

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